Kia Soul: Smart Key Unit Repair procedures - Smart Key System - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Smart Key Unit Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Smart Key System / Smart Key Unit Repair procedures

Inspection
Smart Key Unit
Refer to Smart key System - "Smart key Diagnostic"
Smart Key Switch
Refer to Smart key System - "Smart key Diagnostic"
Antenna
Refer to Smart key System - "Smart key Diagnostic"
Trunk Lid Open Switch
1.
Check for continuity between trunk lid open switch terminals.

2.
If continuity is not as specified, inspect the switch.

Removal
Smart Key Unit
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the main crash pad assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Main Crash Pad Assembly")
3.
Loosen the mounting bolts and nut from the smart key unit bracket.

4.
Remove the smart key unit (B) after disconnecting the connector (A) from the smart key unit.

Interior Antenna 1
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the floor console assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")
3.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the interior antenna.

4.
Remove the interior antenna (A) after loosening the mounting nuts.

Interior Antenna 2
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the interior antenna 2.
3.
Remove the interior antenna 2 (B) after loosening the mounting nuts.

   
When removing the interior antenna 2, the rear seat back assembly does not need to be removed.
Exterior Bumper Antenna
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the rear bumper cover.
(Refer to Body - "Rear Bumper Cover")
3.
Disconnect the connector (A), and then remove the rear bumper antenna (B) by loosening the mounting screws.

Buzzer
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front left wheel guard.
3.
Remove the buzzer (B) after disconnecting the connector (A).

Door Outside Handle
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front door module.
(Refer to Front Door - "Front Door Module")
3.
Remove the hole plug (A).
4.
After loosening the mounting bolt, then remove the front door outside handle cover (B).

5.
Remove the front door outside handle (A) by sliding it rearward.

Tailgate Open Switch
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the tailgate trim.
(Refer to Body - "Tail Gate Trim")
3.
Disconnect the tailgate open switch connector (A).

4.
Remove the tailgate switch (A).

Installation
Smart Key Unit
1.
Install the smart key unit.
2.
Connect the connector and install the smart key unit.
3.
Install the main crash pad assembly.
4.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Interior Antenna 1
1.
Install the interior antenna.
2.
Install the floor console assembly.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Interior Antenna 2
1.
Install the interior antenna 2.
2.
Install the rear seat cushion assembly.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Exterior Bumper Antenna
1.
Install the exterior bumper antenna.
2.
Install the rear bumper cover.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Buzzer
1.
Install the buzzer.
2.
Install the front left wheel guard.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Door Outside Handle
1.
Install the door outside handle.
2.
Install the door trim.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
Tailgate Open Switch
1.
Install the tailgate open switch.
2.
Install the tailgate trim.
3.
Install the negative (-) battery terminal and check the smart key system.
    Smart Key Unit Schematic Diagrams
    Circuit Diagram ...

    Smart Key Diagnostic Repair procedures
    Inspection Self Diagnosis With GDS Smart key system defects can be quickly diagnosed with the GDS. GDS quickly operates actuator to monitor input/ouput values and self diagnose. The following ...

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